Friday Facts and Figures is a weekly newsletter with data points, analysis, and commentary on the biggest policy debates in New Jersey and beyond.

Friday Facts and Figures: January 3, 2020

New year, new laws, new minimum wage!

Friday Facts and Figures: December 20, 2019

Driver's license expansion is law of the land!

Friday Facts and Figures: December 13, 2019

Major legislation, including driver's license expansion and expungement reform, advancing in lame duck.

Friday Facts and Figures: December 6, 2019

Trump administration proposes new rules to limit basic food assistance and strip tipped workers of labor protections.

Friday Facts and Figures: November 29, 2019

New Jersey on track to expand the right to vote to people on probation and parole. Vote scheduled for driver's license expansion bill.

Friday Facts and Figures: November 22, 2019

Legalization up in smoke. Lawmakers seek to protect workers in the gig economy.

Friday Facts and Figures: November 15, 2019

The minimum wage will continue to rise. New bills would expand and strengthen the EITC.

Friday Facts and Figures: November 8, 2019

New proposal would roll back $15 minimum wage.

Friday Facts and Figures: November 1, 2019

Open enrollment starts today. More outreach needed to reach uninsured kids.

Friday Facts and Figures: October 25, 2019

American Dream Mall finally opens—with the help of more than $1 billion in taxpayer funds.

Friday Facts and Figures: October 18, 2019

Track Changes uncover more fraud in the state's corporate subsidy programs.

Friday Facts and Figures: October 11, 2019

Fake wrestling comes at a real cost. The 400 wealthiest families pay a lower tax rate than you do.

Friday Facts and Figures: October 4, 2019

Phantom property taxes used to boost corporate subsidies. Many workers left behind by Trump administration's OT rule.

Friday Facts and Figures: September 27, 2019

FBI investigates New Jersey's corporate tax breaks. Inequality continues to rise.

Friday Facts and Figures: September 20, 2019

New Jersey's corporate subsidies are a national outlier. Some high profile tax breaks still on hold.

Friday Facts and Figures: September 13, 2019

EDA-subsidized jobs not going to Camden residents. Number of uninsured Americans climbs.

Friday Facts and Figures: September 6, 2019

Experts pan corporate subsidies. More must be done to combat poverty and child hunger.

Friday Facts and Figures: August 30, 2019

Gov. Murphy vetoes corporate subsidy extension. Newark to replace lead pipes.

Friday Facts and Figures: August 23, 2019

Immigrants contribute billions to state and local taxes. Student debt is on the rise.

Friday Facts and Figures: August 16, 2019

Kansas and Missouri entered a corporate subsidy ceasefire. Could New Jersey be next?

Friday Facts and Figures: August 9, 2019

Corporate subsidy law may have killed a supermarket in Camden. Wages are rising faster than ever before.

Friday Facts and Figures: August 2, 2019

EDA is holding off corporate subsidy payments. PATH making big investment to improve rail service.

Friday Facts and Figures: July 26, 2019

New Jersey pushes back against wage theft and the gender pay gap.

Friday Facts and Figures: July 19, 2019

House of Representatives passes $15 minimum wage bill. New Jersey's unemployment hits record low.

Friday Facts and Figures: July 12, 2019

Tax abatements are squeezing Camden's budget. Another company failed to disclose info in tax subsidy application.